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Jun 27, 2018, 11:56 ET Flight Attendant Union Denounces Court's Blow to Rights at Work

In a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court today ruled that public sector unions cannot charge fair-share fees to non-members, citing a violation of their...


Apr 27, 2018, 12:58 ET Flight Attendants Cheer Passage of House FAA Reauthorization Bill with Rest Provisions and More

The 50,000 Flight Attendants at 20 airlines represented by the Association of Flight Attendants–CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today cheered the House of...


Oct 02, 2017, 03:34 ET ATI Flight Attendants Reach Tentative Agreement For First Contract

Air Transport International (ATI) Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), today reached a...


Jun 28, 2017, 12:00 ET Flight Attendant Union Champions Clean Air for Passengers and Crew, Applauds Lawmaker Action

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) praises Senator Richard Blumenthal's (D-CT) amendment to the Senate FAA Reauthorization Bill (S.1405)...


Apr 05, 2016, 05:30 ET United Flight Attendants to Picket PAR Capital, Altimeter Headquarters

Hostile hedge funds, PAR Capital Management, Inc. and Altimeter Capital Management, Inc. are distracting from new leadership efforts to improve...


Mar 19, 2016, 01:51 ET Flight Attendants at Spirit Airlines to Vote on Tentative Agreement

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) last night reached a tentative agreement with Spirit Airlines management on a five year agreement that ...


Dec 16, 2015, 01:56 ET Holiday Travel Season Begins with Protests at United Airlines by Flight Attendants Around the World

More than five years after the merger of United/Continental/Continental Micronesia, United management still fails to complete negotiations for a...


Dec 14, 2015, 04:11 ET Worldwide Protest December 17 by United Flight Attendants as Holiday Travel Begins

United Airline Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants - CWA (AFA), will picket at airports around the world December...


Jun 01, 2015, 12:22 ET World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Leads Charge against Human Trafficking on Airplanes

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) calls on the aviation industry to join forces to abolish human trafficking on our planes. The union is ...


May 08, 2015, 10:47 ET World's Largest Flight Attendant Union Calls on American Airlines CEO to Treat All Employees Equally

Flight Attendant leaders from 18 airlines, representatives of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA), unanimously adopted a...


May 07, 2015, 01:05 ET Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Union Pledges to Support Contract Employees' Fight for Fifteen

Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued a statement today in support of Alaska...


Apr 01, 2015, 02:12 ET Flight Attendant Union Calls Attention to Analysis of Gulf Carrier Take Over of Market Share through Government Subsidies

As an outspoken and long-term advocate for workers' rights, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), a member of the Partnership for Open and...


Mar 30, 2015, 06:11 ET Flight Attendant Union Calls on Indiana Legislature to Undo Hate Law

Last week, Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), which would allow businesses, governments, and even first ...


Dec 16, 2014, 05:06 ET AFA Applauds TSA Change to Known Crewmember Alternate Screening Program

Today, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) joined the chorus of applause from the aviation industry in the change to the...


Nov 24, 2014, 05:39 ET U.S. and European Transport Unions Meet in Washington, Continue Push to Deny NAI

Transportation union leaders and labor advocates from the United States and Europe met today to discuss Norwegian Air International (NAI)'s...


Nov 19, 2014, 12:57 ET AFA President to Address NAI Foreign Air Carrier Application with Rep. LoBiondo (NJ-02)

This Thursday, November 20th, the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) will provide sharp opinions about the Norwegian Air...


Jun 19, 2014, 04:50 ET Envoy Air Flight Attendants Call On Management To Make Right On Aircraft Commitments

Envoy Air Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued the following statement after American Airlines...


Apr 24, 2014, 05:19 ET Flight Attendants At The New American Airlines Begin Negotiations As Record Profits Announced

As record breaking profits for the new American Airlines were announced earlier today, Flight Attendants represented by Association of Flight...


Apr 02, 2014, 12:53 ET Flight Attendant Union Blasts Supreme Court's Decision To Lift Campaign Contribution Limits

The Association of Flight Attendants- CWA (AFA), the world's largest Flight Attendant union, issued the following statement today blasting the...


Feb 27, 2014, 12:14 ET Flight Attendant Union Applauds Arizona Governor for Veto of Discrimination Bill

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), representing nearly 60,000 Flight Attendants at 19 carriers, today cheered the veto of Senate Bill...


Dec 13, 2013, 02:04 ET Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Secure Tentative Agreement

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) has reached a tentative agreement with Alaska Airlines management on a five year agreement that would...


Nov 21, 2013, 05:34 ET Flight Attendant Union Opposes In-flight Cell Phone Use

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) announced the...


Oct 01, 2013, 05:12 ET Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants Continue Work Towards Agreement as Sale of Airline is Announced

Frontier Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), issued the following statement today after the...


Aug 22, 2013, 02:05 ET Flight Attendant Union's Enduring Efforts For Safety And Health Protections In The Cabin Become Reality

The Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA) today hailed the release of Occupational Safety and Health protections for Flight Attendants working...


May 20, 2013, 09:54 ET Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants Rally For Contract

As Alaska Air Group holds its annual stockholders meeting on Tuesday, award-winning Alaska Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association ...